Here's some of the story possibilities that came up during this morning's news meeting:
*Western New York has been awarded $52.8 million in economic development funding by the state.
*A police officer has been suspended and her supervisor has been demoted following an incident in which the officer stole another person's dog.
*Business Reporter Jonathan Epstein will have a wrap-up from today's meeting of Buffalo Place, the nonprofit downtown business improvement district centered around Main Street.
*Senior Sports Columnist Jerry Sullivan is working on his column for tomorrow, which may be about Eric Wood's comments about the Bills' Toronto series.
*The ninth annual "Tree of Life" ceremony in memory of homicide victims and in support of their families will be held tonight at the Merriweather Library.
*Tomorrow's edition of NeXt will feature favorite holiday stories from our correspondents.